TAN Direction The Commentaries: The Interior Castle

Fr. Timothy Reid is your guide for The Commentaries: The Interior Castle. Written by one of the most revered spiritual figures in Catholic history, Saint Teresa of Ávila, The Interior Castle stands as a beacon of Christian mysticism and spiritual insight. Absorb the wisdom of this classic in 20 episodes that will illuminate the path for seekers of spiritual enlightenment.

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Fr. Timothy Reid, a convert to the Catholic Faith, earned his B.S. in Marketing from Indiana University, but later changed his focus to pursue the study of Philosophy at the Catholic University of America. After attaining an M.A. in Philosophy in 1996, he took a job with the Migration and Refugee Services of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Following his Theology studies at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, earning an M.A. in Theology and a Masters of Divinity, Fr. Reid was ordained in 2004. In 2007, he was made Pastor of St. Ann Catholic Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he continues to serve today. Fr. Reid is a Third Order Carmelite and serves as the Spiritual Director of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Secular Carmelite group in Charlotte.

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Episode 2 – The Interior Castle: Prayer, The Key to The Castle

This episode begins with an anthropological discussion of St. Teresa’s understanding of the greatness of the human soul and our human dignity, and continues with Teresa’s explanation of how we enter The Interior Castle through prayer, making a distinction between the two types of souls found outside the castle. Episode

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